Azure DevOps Extension Tasks

Build status Release status

This extension provides build and release tasks for packaging and publishing Azure Devops Extensions to the Visual Studio Marketplace. There are also tasks to share and install your extension to your Azure Devops organization or Team Foundation Server.

To use

Learn more about this extension about and install the extension into your Azure DevOps Organisation via the Visual Studio Marketplace.

Available tasks

Azure DevOps

  • Package: package an Azure DevOps extension into an extension package (.VSIX) file
  • Publish: optionally package and publish an extension (either privately or publicly) to the Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Share: share an extension with an Azure DevOps organisation
  • Install: install an extension to an Azure DevOps organisation
  • Query version: query an extension's version (to make it easy to increment on your next package or publish)
  • Wait for validation: waits for the Visual Studio Marketplace validation to come through.

Visual Studio

  • Publish: Publish a Visual Studio extension to the Visual Studio Marketplace

Required scopes

When creating a personal access token for use by your pipeline, make sure the token has at least the following scopes for the task(s) you are using:

  • Publish: All accessible organisations, Marketplace (publish)
  • Share: All accessible organisations, Marketplace (publish)
  • Install: All accessible organisations or a specific Organisation, Extensions (read and manage), Marketplace (acquire)
  • Query Version: All accessible organisations, Marketplace (read)
  • Is Valid: All accessible organisations, Marketplace (read)



  1. From the root of the repo run npm run initdev. This will pull down the necessary modules and TypeScript declare files.
  2. Run npm run build to compile the build tasks.
  3. Run npm run package to create a .vsix extension package that includes the build tasks.

Azure Devops Extension Tasks

Pipeline tasks for Azure DevOps Extensions

Azure Devops Extension Tasks Info

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😎 Author microsoft